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VMware Workstation: Vulnerability (VMSA-2019-0009) (CVE-2019-5525)

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VMware Workstation: Vulnerability (VMSA-2019-0009) (CVE-2019-5525)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/06/2019
Created
06/15/2019
Added
06/14/2019
Modified
06/14/2019

Description

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.1.0) contains a use-after-free vulnerability in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) backend. A malicious user with normal user privileges on the guest machine may exploit this issue in conjunction with other issues to execute code on the Linux host where Workstation is installed.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-workstation-upgrade-15_1_0

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